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TexShare Databases are e-resources licensed for the exclusive use of Texas libraries and their patrons. Start with TexShare for homework help, health or business information, academic journals, popular magazines, genealogy, or job and career development.
TexShare Databases: Access Information
Texans Can Access the TexShare Databases
If your library participates in the TexShare Databases program, you'll find a link on their website.
Start here to locate your local library and contact them for the required access information or for research assistance.
TexShare Databases: Program Information for Librarians
Title Lists, Materials Counts, and Links
- TexShare Facts-at-a-Glance
- List of Currently Contracted Databases
- Core Databases Materials Count
- Database List with Descriptions
- TexShare Database Contracts
Participation Fee Information
Specific Database FAQs
Pronunciator Librarian Guide. Information on linking to and promoting the Pronunciator Language Learning resource.
- LearningExpress Library
Eight Steps to Transform Your Library into a Test-Prep and Career Development Powerhouse
- EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Databases
New resources for home improvement, hobbies, engine repair, and small business.
- AMDigital - Learn more about the "American West" and "American Indian Histories and Cultures" databases.
LibGuide with information about resources licensed through TexShare as well as links to training and support.
- URLs for Use on Library Web Portals
- TexShare Statistics by Program
- Obtaining Usage Statistics
- Customer & Technical Support Contacts
- Vendor Technical Requirements
Connect with TexShare
- TexShare Training
- TexShare-Users email list
- TexZine Blog
- TexShare Electronic Information Working Group
- TexShare Staff (coming soon)
- Best Practicies: TexShare Checklist, What is TexShare?
TexShare contracts with select vendors to provide a certain electronic resources at pre-negotiated, discounted subscription fees. See the TexSelect page for more information.
Policies and Eligibility
The TexShare Databases are funded by a grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services. The TexShare Databases are a program of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, made possible by state and federal funds, as well as through member participation fees.